YMCA of Greater Erie

Teaching About Safety In and Around the Water

The recent accidental water-related death in Crawford County reminds us as a community that teaching water safety is not a More >>

New Group Exercise Studio Opens at the Downtown Y

A new group exercise studio has opened on the first floor of the Downtown Y. The studio, phase 1 of More >>

YMCA Receives Pay It Forward Gift

The Glenwood Park Y Aquatics Program was the recipient of the Jet-TV, Fox 66, YourErie.com Lakeside Auto Group Pay It More >>

Fishing Derby Winners Announced

Fishing pole in one hand, tackle box in the other and a big smiling face is what you saw all More >>

UPMC Hamot to Expand Clinical Space

The Y @ UPMC Hamot to Close September 16

Zoe for President: New Candidate Announces Her Run for Commander in Chief In 2064

The Y organizes Zoe for President, symbolizing the potential of all children

YMCA Food + Fun Bus

Erie, PA – The YMCA of Greater Erie is serving up food and fun from a creatively renovated 72 passenger More >>

Turnip The Vote

Vote for the Downtown Y’s Rooftop Garden

The Y Embarks on Its First National Advertising Campaign

The Y is launching its first-ever national advertising campaign, and The New York Times reports how we hope it helps More >>

College Readiness Workshop To Be Held At The Downtown Y

1st Annual College Readiness Workshop presented by Living In Fulfilled Excellence, Inc. (L.I.F.E.) to be held at The Downtown Y More >>

Eastside Y’s Kas Finke Golden Apple Award Winner

Congratulations to the Eastside Family Y’s Kas Finke on her honor as a JET-TV/Fox 66 Golden Apple Award Winner.  

Teaching About Safety In and Around Water

Summertime means pool time for many children and adults, and as they venture to their favorite spots to swim, play More >>

Eastside YMCA Swim Team Finishes Benchmark Season with State Win

The Eastside YMCA Swim Team capped off a successful 2014-15 season with a big win

YMCA Annual Campaign Goes BIG

YMCA to raise $200,000 for learn to swim, meals for kids and wellness.

Wilderness Lodge Now Home to Highmark QUAD Games Ski and Showshoe

The Highmark QUAD Games Ski and Snowshoe has a new home this year at Wilderness Lodge. Hailed by cross-country ski More >>

Help Kids Understand Their Weight During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

October 6 is National Child Health Day, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well-chronicled, many children who are More >>

YMCA Receives Dollar General Literacy Grant

$3448 to purchase IPADS

Summer Foods in Erie Times News

The YMCA has been recognized by GoErie and Erie Times News in their Summer Foods Program for low-income kids.

Painting with a Twist

Painting with a Twist at Camp Sherwin begins June 18.

Eastside Y Welcomes Youth to the Table

Free dinner for kids 2-17 years of age

YMCA of Greater Erie Announces $856,000 in Financial Assistance

Annual Meeting & Recognition Reception June 18

$179,000 Donated to YMCA Scholarship Fund

Thank you to our donors!

Y Campaign Strengthens Community

ERIE, PA – The YMCA of Greater Erie launched its annual community support campaign We Build People today with a More >>

IPADS Supplement Learning at YMCA Preschool

Erie, PA – In preschool, “A” stands for apple – it also stands for apps – as in applications.  And, More >>

Exercise Meets Education

Action Based Learning Program is Whole-Brain, Whole-Body Wattsburg, PA – Ron Gibbons, physical education teacher at WattsburgElementary School, believes that More >>

Coventry Cares and YMCA Offer Free Membership Benefit to Medical Assistance Beneficiaries

Partnership includes free YMCA of Greater Erie membership.

YMCA of Greater Erie Announces $869,347 in Financial Assistance

YMCA honors employees and volunteers for years of service

Summer Camp Shapes Personal Development

Decades ago, kids would take to the outdoors during the summer months. Today, many kids are more disconnected from nature More >>

Why We All Need the Y

Adaptive swimming program for adults living with severe autism

12,000 Meals Served through YMCA of Greater Erie

More than 12,000 meals were served to youth this summer as a result of the YMCA of Greater Erie’s Summer More >>

Downtown Y @ UPMC Hamot

Erie,PA- The YMCA of Greater Erie and UPMC Hamot have reached an agreement to lease space for a new adult-only More >>

YMCA Announces $898,271 in Financial Assistance in 2010

Erie, PA – The YMCA of Greater Erie’s Metropolitan Board of Directors held their annual meeting and employee and volunteer More >>

Free Meals & Activities for Kids

Erie, PA – This summer, YMCA of the USA partnered with Walmart to expand the national Summer Food Service Program More >>

171 Children Take Part in World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

Adam Brine excitedly jumped into the YMCA Eastside Family Branch’s pool Tuesday morning. Tuesday, after all, was no ordinary day More >>

Partnership Makes Splash for Summer Swimming

YMCA of Greater Erie to run summer swimming program at Rodger Young Pool.

275 Graduate from YMCA Preschool

Research continues to reinforce that what children learn before kindergarten affects their learning and success for life. The early years More >>

Summer Day Camp Helps Shape Personal Development For Kids, Teens Experts Say

Kids just don’t seem to play like they used to. Decades ago, kids would take to the outdoors during the More >>

We Must Invest In Our Community

Meet the Wunch family and the impact the Y has had on their lives.

Y Launches Community Support Campaign

The YMCA of Greater Erie is launching its annual community support campaign We Build People to financially support individuals and More >>

Refugee Women Teach Song & Dance

Erie, PA – In January, 15 refugee women completed training and internships in childcare through a unique partnership between the More >>

Joining More Than A Gym

This is the time of year when many look for opportunities to get healthy, to try new activities and to More >>